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Addiction is a Family Disease ~ by Payton Lauren

There is a very sad truth today that many families are afraid of admitting – “my loved one has a disease called addiction.” Addiction does not just affect the addict. It is a family disease. It hurts everyone. The saddest…

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Save SC ~ by Lauren Leland

I’m Lauren Spencer, born and raised in San Clemente. My addiction started during my childhood. I depended on other people’s approval because I wasn’t content with who I was. I wanted my jokes laughed at, and I wanted to keep…

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Alcohol and Drugs are the Leading Cause in Teenage Suicide ~ by Jodi Barber

Early detection is extremely vital in saving your child’s life! Kids who start drinking alcohol before the age of 15 are more likely to become addicted to both alcohol and drugs. Kids are experimenting with drugs in elementary school. Parents…

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COA Holiday Wish List

“There’s nothing to do!” ~ That’s changed! We seek to help our members develop internal relationships, group member accountability and sustain a healthy life through activities and social pursuits of various activities, music and support. We need the community to…

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Community Outreach Alliance

COA is devoted to improving the City of San Clemente for those affected by drugs, alcohol, suicide, and depression. We are committed to helping our town become a positive and healthy place, where we as citizens provide community support and…

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Let’s Dance ~ Footloose!

We all adore the iconic movie, “Footloose” where Kevin Bacon’s character is dating the pastor’s daughter, and the only desire of every high school student is to dance. But, through fear of debauchery, dancing is forbidden by the City Council….

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THE GREATEST GIFT IS YOU!

Depression During The Holidays For most, the holiday season is the time of the year filled with fun parties, celebrations and social gatherings with family and friends. But for many, it is a time filled with sadness, loss, loneliness, and…

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Tennis

Tennis We offer tennis lessons with actual Tennis Coaches and top players from the SC area. Rackets and lessons are free and provided by COA.   Check Calendar for dates. Tennis lessons are held at the SCHS courts. Just show…

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Outreach Events

Outreach Events COA is ‘community outreach alliance’ ~ we provide an outreach to build relationships utilizing our individual talents all while giving back to others in the community.  Relay for Life, Chowder Cook Off, Red Ribbon Parade, Ocean Festival and of course concerts and…

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Fishing

Fishing Several times a year, we head out on Dana Wharf’s vessel “The Clemente” with a group of 25-30, we cast our lines, forget our worries and make some new healthy, connections. This has been an awesome way of relaxing…

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